For Immediate Release: February 2, 2012
Huntsville, Alabama, February 2, 2012 – Synapse Wireless® announced today the appointment of Brent Dix as Vice President of Engineering. Since its inception, Synapse has constantly focused on strengthening its technical talent to meet the engineering requirements of its growing customer base. Synapse has experienced a five-fold increase in its user base for SNAP®, the award-winning, wireless network operating system for connecting machines to each other and to the Internet.
Mr. Dix brings to Synapse a history of developing leading-edge products as well as proven engineering experience from Sirenza Microdevices, Scientific Atlanta and Netpulse Media Networks. He is known for having developed the world’s first single chip, 5.8GHz ISM band transceiver. He has also developed a high performance, 108Mb/s, 802.11a WLAN chipset including an ARM-9 based baseband chip and a dual channel 5.2 GHz radio chip.
“The SNAP network software embodies the company’s high standard of technical innovation,” said Brent Dix, Vice President of Engineering for Synapse. “This engineering team is impressive. We will continue to grow our technical assets and give our customers a long-term competitive advantage.”
Brent holds a B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering from Utah State University and an M.B.A. from Georgia State University. His experience has touched on a wide range of industries, including semiconductors, digital video, military, aerospace and consumer electronics.
“We are seeing wireless applications open exciting new ways of producing and using data,” said Wade Patterson, CEO of Synapse. “Our customers want amazing wireless products and services to be used in ways we did not imagine. Brent’s experience will guide our growth in engineering new products and ensure sustained technical differentiation and outstanding results for our customers.”
Synapse provides a wide range of RF modules embedded with the SNAP network operating system and a wireless development environment for creating applications scripts (uploaded over-the-air). In addition to components and software tools, Synapse offers off-the-shelf wireless products for cable replacement and intelligent lighting control. Customers can also take advantage of the full-custom design service Synapse provides to help companies realize their specifications in the shortest amount of time.
Synapse’s wireless technology can be deployed in almost any application that requires remote monitoring and control of machines, sensors or processes.
About Synapse Wireless, Inc. Synapse Wireless, Inc., located in Huntsville, Alabama, provides intelligent, wireless control and monitoring technology for machine-to-machine networks based on the Internet-enabled SNAP® network operating system. Synapse’s Portal® and SNAP® Connect products provide a complete software development environment for easy application development and fast time to revenue. Synapse RF Engine® modules include an increasing number of MCU choices for both interoperability and second sourcing. Synapse offers a complete line of LED lighting control products as well as wireless cable replacement products for RS-232/RS-485 serial adapters. Synapse Engineering Services provides comprehensive design and implementation support for OEMs and partners. For more information, visit: www.Synapse-Wireless.com
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